Ottawa – 2 July 2015 - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX.V: BLM), an Ottawa-based cleantech company, today announced the signing of a significant technology, business, and project development agreement with Aquarion AG, an integrated water solutions company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.
Under the framework of this agreement, the companies will jointly address wastewater treatment issues in the context of increasingly stringent government regulation and exacting client demands, cooperate on the development of new technologies in the face of evolving industry needs, and support each other’s growth through strategic sectoral and regional business development.
Aquarion is a leading provider of industrial water and wastewater treatment solutions, based around a strong history of world-class engineering and client-focused service. With headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, Aquarion offers an extensive range of advanced treatment solutions to clients in the oil and gas, food and beverage, energy, and micro-electronics industries from operating units in Germany, Italy, the UK, and Southeast Asia.
BluMetric is a well-established and successful engineered solutions and professional services company with an extensive track-record of global projects in the mining, food and beverage, and municipal sectors. With headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, BluMetric services their target industries from offices across Canada and Central America.
“These two companies have complementary technologies, similar cultures, and few regional overlaps,” said Karl Michael Millauer, CEO of Aquarion AG. “With Aquarion’s strength in oil and gas and energy coupled with BluMetric’s depth in mining, real estate, military, and industrial solutions, the potential for growth is substantial.”
“This agreement with Aquarion and their subsidiary companies furthers BluMetric’s strategy of selective partnering to expand and enhance our technologies, the sectors and regions we service, and ultimately the quality of that service to our clients,” said Roger Woeller, CEO of BluMetric. “Our chosen area of endeavour is played in an international arena, and working with Aquarion dramatically extends our reach. This partnership will strengthen not only our ability to compete but both our bottom lines.”
BluMetric, a cleantech company, delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues. The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at all levels of government, in Canada and abroad.
BluMetric operates through two groups:
A total enhanced EPC solution provider, Aquarion AG (www.aquarion-group.com) is a leading provider of advanced water systems, solutions and technologies for the oil & gas industry, the energy sector and other process industries. Aquarion has operations in the UAE, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, UK, Russia, and Southeast Asia.
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Roger Woeller, CEO
BluMetric Environmental Inc.
Tel: (613) 839-3053 x242
Robin M. Sundstrom
IRonside Investor Relations
Tel: (647) 822-8111
Karl Michael Millauer, CEO
Aquarion Group AG
+1 41 79 267 9126